Start / Menu > Find Press Releases > Full Press Release
OMAHA, Neb.—Jul 20, 2006
Ballantyne's Subsidiary, Strong Technical Services, Selected for 24 Digital Projector Installations Featuring REAL D Cinema Format; New Subsidiary off to Strong Start
Highlighting Demand for Expertise and High Quality Service,Installation and Maintenance in Emerging Digital Cinema Market
Ballantyne of Omaha, Inc. (Amex: BTN), a provider of motion picture projection, specialty lighting and digital cinema equipment and services, announced today that its Strong Technical Services (STS) subsidiary has been selected to install twenty-four digital projectors with the added capability to deliver REAL D, a state of the art digital 3D cinematic format. The installations are planned for completion in time for the July 21st release of Columbia Pictures'
animated feature film Monster House, which opens day-and-date in the REAL D format in selected theaters nationwide.
STS's installation will be comprised of twelve NEC STARUS(TM) NC2500S Digital Cinema projectors supplied by Strong Digital Systems.
Additionally, STS is completing the installation of twelve digital projectors supplied by another digital cinema provider. Ballantyne is providing five-year financing for the NEC projectors and will execute maintenance contracts for the equipment.
John P. Wilmers, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ballantyne of Omaha, commented, "We are very pleased to be associated with REAL D in these installations. REAL D's 3D technology creates a compelling catalyst in driving new installations in the digital Cinema market. We are also excited to see the digital cinema industry's response to the service offerings and expertise of our recently acquired Strong Technical Services subsidiary. Clearly, under the leadership of John Wolski, STS is hitting the ground running, being quickly recognized as a highly capable organization that can work under the tight deadlines required in these installations.
Importantly, these installations demonstrate the breadth of our business opportunities in digital cinema and the variety of revenue streams to be derived from distribution, installation, service and maintenance."
Audience members will receive comfortable, lightweight glasses styled like classic sunglasses enabling them to view the film in the REAL D Cinema format. REAL D Cinema glasses for Monster House are provided free with movie ticket purchase. Unlike traditional anaglyph 3D, REAL D Cinema uses state-of-the-art digital cinema technology to eliminate eye fatigue and ensure that moviegoers enjoy the most comfortable 3D viewing experience possible.
About Ballantyne Strong Inc.:
Ballantyne Strong Inc. is a provider of digital cinema projection equipment, screens and services as well as specialty lighting equipment. The Company supplies major and independent theater chains, top arenas, theme parks and architectural sites around the world. Ballantyne Strong is a value added reseller of major brands that include BARCO, NEC, Doremi, GDC, USL, Dolby and QSC. Excellent products coupled with Strong Technical Services providing installation, integration, NOC (Network Operation Center) and field service. Ballantyne Strong Inc.is a true turn-key provider for sales and service to cinema chains of all sizes.
Ballantyne Strong Inc. Directory page
More Ballantyne Strong Inc. Press Releases:
Oct 23, 2014
Strong|MDI Introduces PREMIUM HGA 1.9 Screens, Providing Wider Viewing Angles and Improved Contrast and Clarity
Apr 15, 2013
RealD Introduces Precision White Screen Technology Combining 2D White Screen Performance with Polarized 3D Capability
Dec 12, 2012
‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ World Premiere Viewed on Ballantyne Strong’s Unique Customized 3D Silver Cinema Screen
Nov 9, 2012
Ballantyne Strong Secures New Digital Cinema Deployment Agreement from Caribbean Cinemas for 238 Projection Systems, Partnering With Barco and GDC
Jan 4, 2012
Ballantyne Strong Initiates Strategic Refocus on Global Growth Opportunities in Digital Products and Services Markets, Divesting Domestic Manufacturing Assets
Oct 21, 2011
Ballantyne Expands Digital Cinema Offerings with Addition of Barco Projection Systems
Oct 12, 2011
Ballantyne Strong Begins Shipping 144 NEC Digital Cinema Projection Systems to Wehrenberg Theatres
Oct 10, 2011
Ballantyne Strong Successfully Completes Marcus Theatres® Full-Scale Digital Cinema Deployment in Only 45 Days
Aug 17, 2011
Marcus Theatres® Selects Ballantyne Strong for Its Full-Scale Digital Cinema Deployment, Including 570 NEC Projection Systems, Installations, Maintenance and NOC Services
Aug 11, 2011
Four Distinguished Minnesota Exhibitors Standardize on NEC Display Solutions Digital Cinema Projectors
Mar 28, 2011
Ballantyne Strong to Highlight Digital Cinema Products/Services at “CinemaCon” Convention – March 28-31 in Las Vegas – Booth 600 A
Jan 13, 2011
Ballantyne Strong Expands Asia Footprint with Orders for 250 NEC Digital Cinema Projection Systems from New Customers - Beijing Yida Jiuzhou Film and the Jinyi Group
Oct 12, 2010
NEC Projectors Selected by Dickinson Theatres for Full Digital Cinema Conversion
Oct 7, 2010
Ballantyne Debuts State-of-the-Art Network Operations Center (NOC) to Provide Customers with 24/7 Remote Monitoring and Servicing of Their Digital Systems
Sep 7, 2010
Chunky’s Cinema Pub Chooses Ballantyne Strong for its Turnkey Digital Cinema Deployment
Jul 19, 2010
Cine Planet and Cines Movieland Purchasing Additional NEC Digital Cinema Projectors and Screens from Ballantyne Strong for Peru and Chile Circuits
Jul 15, 2010
Ballantyne Strong to Significantly Enhance Cinema Screen Production Capacity Through $6 Million Expansion Program
Jul 7, 2010
Ballantyne Strong Secures New Order for 60 NEC Digital Cinema Projectors in China
Jun 4, 2010
Caribbean Cinemas Expands Digital Footprint with Purchase of 20 NEC Digital Cinema Projectors, Servers and Screens from Ballantyne Strong
May 26, 2010
NEC Display Solutions and Southern Theatres Help Revitalize New Orleans Theaters with Digital Cinema Projectors
©Copyright 2003 - 2016
. All rights reserved.